Jason’s battle became too much and he decided to withdraw treatment (Picture: SWNS)The UK’s longest Covid patient who has spent the past 14-and-a-half months in hospital has died after choosing to withdraw treatment.
Jason Kelk, 49, passed away peacefully yesterday surrounded by his family.
He was admitted to St James’ Hospital in Leeds on March 31 last year and remained there until Friday morning, when he was was transported to a nearby hospice.
His heartbroken wife Sue Kelk,
- Twitter is turning to hackers to help it fix problems with its algorithm (Photo by Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images)Twitter has announced a bug bounty program to encourage hackers to identify and fix faults with one of its algorithms.The social network has announced the competition in order to deal with apparent racial and gender bias in its image-cropping algorithm.Last year, researchers pointed out the apparently racist way that Twitter’s cropping algorithm worked. On photos at
- Your money could be having a positive impact on the planet (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Most people struggle to get excited about banking.
Our personal finances are usually confined to turgid lists of ‘life admin’, and often overlooked in favour of more exciting pursuits.However, if you care about society, the environment or your impact on the world, then you have cause to share my enthusiasm for the positive impact you can have with your savings, current accounts, pensions and
- Donny van de Beek is hoping for a far better season at Manchester United this time around (Picture: Getty Images)Donny van de Beek is looking to impress the Manchester United hierarchy, and hopefully improve on his desperately disappointing first season at the club, by spending the summer bulking up his physique.The Dutchman arrived from Ajax last year for a fee of around £35m but failed to make any sort of impact at Old Trafford.The midfielder scored on his Premier League debut against Cr
- So much pressure (Picture: Channel 5)Chloe (April Rose Pengilly) has been under the cosh when it comes to her relationship in Neighbours. It’s a pressure cooker situation, with the weight of her brother’s hopes for the future on her shoulders, as well as Leo (Tim Kano) in her ear. Things are about to hit breaking point.With everything that’s been going on, Chloe isn’t sure how she feels about Nicolette (Charlotte Chimes) anymore and the pressure from Aaron (Matt Wilson) t
- Here’s an artist’s impression of the studio (Photo: PA)A £700 million film and TV studios facility is set to be built in Hertfordshire and will create more than 4,500 jobs, a US private equity firm has announced.Global investor Blackstone and real estate giant Hudson Pacific Properties have revealed plans to launch the ‘centre for film, TV and digital production’ in Broxbourne to take on the likes of Warner Bros.The site will be about 20 miles east of Warner Bros St
Lena Dunham and boyfriend Luis Felber look loved up as they make red carpet debut after confirming romanceLena Dunham and Luis Felber were all smiles as they attended Sundance together (Picture: Getty/Rex)Lena Dunham has made her red carpet debut with her boyfriend Luis Felber and the pair look completely loved up.The Girls creator and her musician beau, who’s best known as Attawalpa, rocked up to Sundance Film Festival for a screening of new film Zola.Luis gave Lena a sweet kiss on her head and cheek as they posed with each other, with Lena then gazing up at her boyfriend.The director was all
- More laughs ahead for Eileen (Picture: ITV)Coronation Street and Benidorm star Tony Maudsley has declared that Sue Cleaver’s comedy talents have been wasted in recent years and he is glad for the opportunity to see Eileen Grimshaw having fun and smiling again.
After years of being betrayed by men, including serial killer Phelan, as well as becoming embroiled in a human trafficking hostage situation, Eileen has had it rough.
But now she is in a light hearted will they/won’t they situa
- Humza Yousaf has accused his local nursery of discrimination (Picture: PA/Twitter)A Scottish cabinet minister has accused his local nursery of discrimination, claiming they refused his daughter a place because of her ‘Muslim-sounding name.’Health secretary Humza Yousaf is taking his case to the Care Inspectorate after he alleged the Little Scholars Nursery in Broughty Ferry, Dundee, were willing to offer a place to a ‘white-Scottish’ friend but not his child, Amal, 2.Mr Y
- Unjected is a dating-and-community app for unvaccinated people and was removed from the Apple App Store for violating Covid-19 policies but its owners likened its removal to censorship.
- This fragrance reimagines the work of Vincent van Gogh in scent (Picture: Floral Street and Getty)‘If one truly loves nature, one finds beauty everywhere,’ Vincent van Gogh wrote to his brother, Theo, in a letter dating to 1874.Nature often inspired van Gogh, whose globally famous namesake museum is in Amsterdam and houses many of his best works.Floral Street, an independent and sustainable fragrance brand based in London, are also continually looking to nature to spark ideas.So it m
- A huge 90-metre-high giant music venue which has 36million lights on the outside of it to show adverts is feared to be London's next 'Marble Arch Mound' amid growing opposition.
- Rémy Vicarini spends nearly all his time with his pet cat, Cathode, and the pair are bonafide adrenaline junkies that regularly go skiing and paragliding together
- The Bollywood actress, 46, said she is a 'proud law-abiding Indian citizen' as she broke her silence in an Instagram post on Monday after husband Raj Kundra was denied bail last week.
- One reference goes back to 1939 and a study from 1988 is used for a statement related to computer use
- Not everybody wants a funeral with black attire and sad songs - in fact, more people are shying away for tradition
- Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will be styled as 'Princess Consort' when Prince Charles takes to the throne on the Queen's death, but she SHOULD use her real legal title, argues Daniel Bird
- When Jack got engaged to Princess Eugenie back in 2018, his grandmother Joanna Newton spoke of her delight and her shock at him marrying into the royal family
- The show reportedly won’t be returning to Australia (Picture: ITV/REX/Shutterstock)I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here is returning to Wales in 2021 as plans to film in Australia were cancelled at the last minute, according to reports.The programme will take place in Gwrych Castle, Abergele for the second year in a row after the logistics involved in moving the show back Down Under proved ‘too tricky’.The show’s production team has been working hard on securi
- The show reportedly won’t be returning to Australia (Picture: ITV/REX/Shutterstock)I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here is reportedly returning to Wales in 2021 as plans to film in Australia were ‘cancelled at the last minute’.As The Mirror reports, the programme will take place in Gwrych Castle, Abergele for the second year in a row after the logistics involved in moving the show back Down Under proved ‘too tricky’.The show’s production team have
- Ministers are hoping to expand a scheme dubbed 'kebabs for jabs' to offer incentives to youngsters to get vaccinated
- The supermarket chain's speedy reputation has prompted staff to show how they can speed up the process when people try to slow it down, and what you can actually do if you need help
- A 25-year-old man has been arrested in Stoke-on-Trent after Yordanos Brhane, from Eritrea, was found dead in her home in Birmingham on Saturday morning with multiple stab wounds
- A trucker named Chris could not believe his eyes when a rat walked in front of his lorry and dragged a Big Mac box across the road in Tankersley, South Yorkshire,
- After more wet weather Brits can finally expect a surge in temperatures from mid-August thanks to hot air moving up from Africa coupled with high pressure from the Azores
- Oliver Townsend guided Team GB to victory (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)Team GB have won their 11th gold of the Tokyo Olympics after Oliver Townend, Laura Collett and Tom McEwen sealed victory in the equestrian team eventing.
Great Britain saw off challenges from France and Australia to pick up gold in Japan, with world number one Towsend leading the charge in the showjumping.It’s Britain’s first gold in the eventing in 49 years, with the last victory coming in Munich in 1972.
- The house was worth 400 times less in 1937 than it is now (Picture: SWNS)A woman in West Yorkshire has discovered a perfectly preserved advert for her house – which was on sale for £628 around 84 years ago.Julie Whitaker unearthed the newspaper cutting from a drawer in her Leeds home of 30 years.The artist’s impression of her three-bedroom semi came from when it was first built around 1937.It is believed to have remained in the property ever since it was built – when it c
- Roman Abramovich is suing HarperCollins and ex-Financial Times Moscow correspondent Catherine Belton over claims he bought Chelsea in 2003 on the Russian president's orders.
- NHS paramedic Samuel Heenan was suspended for a year after he made a string of critical social media posts about 999 call-outs he had had to attend, a disciplinary hearing was told.
- Shy teen Gavin Hubbard led his school boy's weightlifting team to glory long before most of his fellow female Olympic competitors were even born.
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